Legal Assistant

  • Job Reference: 381671092-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Price, Postel & Parma LLP
  • Location: Santa Barbara, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The ideal candidate will ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management by providing legal services under the supervision of several attorneys. We are looking for a direct hire, full-time legal secretary to work Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. with 4+ years litigation experience. Standard job requirements include (but not limited to) excellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Outlook, and fillable legal forms. Must be able to prioritize tasks and balance work load, have excellent proofreading, grammar and spelling skills and communicate professionally and clearly with clients, vendors and firm staff. Candidates should be able to demonstrate working independently and as part of a team. Legal experience should include e-filing, drafting and editing correspondence, preparing pleadings and discovery, calendaring, knowledge and application of California state court rules. Full time benefits include vacation and sick time, holidays, parking, health benefits, 401k/profit sharing and more. Our firm is close to the courthouse, downtown shopping and restaurants.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Timely and proficient e-Filing with the courts
  • Generating TOCs and TOAs
  • Proficient calendar management
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures, and protocols
  • Diligent review of incoming emails to effectively monitor projects
  • Efficiently navigate court websites
  • Work independently and efficiently as a team member